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Jacob Brentz

Born: 09/14/1994 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 195
Mechanics
3B side of rubber, stretch, high leg lift, good separation, ideal hip and shoulder separation, drop and drive, clean footstrike, head whack, spine tilt, plus arm speed, finish; H3/4; effort, very fast rhythm, comes at you very quick, plus-plus torque, out of sync occasionally, thrower, intimidating.
Evaluator Javier Barragan
Report Date 05/09/2017
Affiliate Bradenton Marauders (High A, Pirates)
Dates Seen 5/9/17
OFP 60
Realistic 55; potential closer
MLB ETA 2018
Video Yes
Pitch Type Present Grade Future Grade Sitting Velocity Peak Velocity Report
Fastball 80 80 99 99 velo speaks for itself; misses were consistently arm-side; didn't get in on hitters; below-average action.

Movement: 20/30
Command: 20/30
Control: 20/40

Registered 100 mph on a warm-up pitch
Curveball 40 60 85 85 12-7 shape, hard bite, moderate depth; a good pitch on its own plays up coupled with 80 fastball;
same release point with slightly less intensity. Projected improvement based on steps forward in command/control.

Control: 20/40
Overall

Flame-throwing lefty with premium arm speed, high torque, and hip-shoulder separation. Struggles to command and control his pitches, still intimidating and around the zone enough to be a serious threat.

Note: did not see vs. LHH

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